Give me a world, to part for praise and...
Give me a world, to part for praise and sunder.
The brooks be bells; the winds, in caverns dumb,
[Wake]1 fife and flute and flageolet and voice;
The fire-shook earth itself be the great drum;
[And let the air the region's bass out thunder;]2
[The firs be violins; the reeds hautboys;]3
Rivers, seas, icebergs fill the great score up and under!
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1 Taylor: "awake"
2 Taylor: moved to the last line.
3 omitted by Taylor
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